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Microsoft Viva – The Answers you are Seeking

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Netscape was the dominant player, and while there were a couple of other browsers, everyone I knew used Netscape, and only used AOL when they could get 30 days free – (The CD). IE though retained its dominance of usage, even with Firefox. What is Microsoft Viva?

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know

Aptara

In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. Over the years web browsers matured and so did Flash Player, which became the most widely used plug-in to play multimedia elements on a web page. Frequent updates to Flash Player, and increases in its usage provided hackers with an opportunity to exploit the security vulnerability of Flash and to hack systems.

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How to Convert Flash-Based Websites to HTML5 Right Now!

Hurix Digital

Further, some of the most popular internet browsers such as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have blocked Adobe Flash technology for speed and security reasons.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Operating systems manufactures like Microsoft, Ubuntu, and Apple all tired of the overhead in keeping their systems secure with frequent patches, and Flash has developed a poor security reputation as a result. Modern browsers like Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and eventually Internet Explorer all became equipped to provide the powerful features associated with Flash, such as animation, scripting and video playback.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For example, WCAG requires that non-text content (such as images) have a text alternative (often referred to as “alt text.”). One method is to accept the limitations of the tool, develop courses that are as accessible as they can be, and create an alternative version of the course that is accessible (an approach that WCAG finds acceptable, if less than optimal ). Word documents and PowerPoint presentations can be analyzed using Microsoft Office’s internal accessibility checker.

Multimedia experiences growing stronger in HTML5

Aptara

This attachment to multimedia means businesses were waiting for a viable alternative way to send out their multimedia communications - and it appears they have received one in the form of HTML5. A recent Online Video piece delved into the current state of HTML5 video based on facts from a report prepared by JW Player. Firefox joins the crowd. As long as Flash was the default player for YouTube, it had a hold on multimedia distribution in some capacity.

Offline Publishing and Viewing Options with Articulate Storyline®

SweetRush

For Storyline, the device is an iPad or a PC (running Microsoft Windows®) or a Mac®. Screenshot credit: Articulate Mobile Player (AMP) is a free iPad app that will run your course. Default player. Player customizations, such as background color, color schemes, or alternative fonts will be reverted to default. Comparing Articulate Storyline’s Flash, HTML5, and Articulate Mobile Player Output.

8 reasons for using HTML5 for authoring eLearning course

Adobe Captivate

Alternatively, HTML5 underpinned courses are responsive, intuitively adapt to varying screen dimensions, and can be optimized using meta tags meant for handheld devices. For viewing eLearning course developed with Flash, the user has to first download a supported Flash player or plug-in compatible with browser in use. There is no need for using particular player to view the content.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

LearnWorlds’ Interactive Video Player. LearnWorlds is the only course-platform that comes with a built-in interactive video player. The player adds a layer of interactivity on top of the videos with an easy-to-use editor. It is essentially a web-based free photoshop alternative. Alternatively, if you are going big and have a budget to spend you could go for the more professional option of Linco Lincostore Photography Photo Table Top Studio Lighting Kit.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

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Over 98% do not have a true HTML5 player in their system that can run a 100% pure HTML5 course – which by the way, has nothing to do with the browser agnostic pitch they make about their system being optimized for the iPad. I’m sure they tested with IE, Firefox, Safari and Chrome, but what about Opera Mini? However, if you tested them in Avant, an alternative browser used by many people, they were not – yet Avant used Flash and Java. Firefox 4.0